Mayerling Eine Elegie Und Ein Essay

Eisendle, Helmut

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an elegy for the House of Habsburg, written in gothic script and accompanied by historical photographs of royals, describes the so-called Mayerling incident in 1889 in which Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his mistress Baroness Mary took their own lives; the second part of this book is an essay in which eisendle further explores the tragedy through art-historical, literary and philosophical themes; with a b/w pohotographic portrait of the author, soft cover, 15 x 10 cm, 74 pages, ed/1000, Berlin 1980